Solent Showcase, Southampton

The next stop on our National Tour is SOUTHAMPTON. Exhibition dates: 21st October – 1st December 2016.

extra{ordinary} – Photographs of Britain by The Caravan Gallery,
Southampton Pride of Place Project and the Southampton Caravan Gallery Tour.

extra{ordinary} – Photographs of Britain by The Caravan Gallery: This major exhibition will tour to six galleries and museums from March 2015 until December 2016.  The sixth leg of the tour will be hosted by Solent Showcase, Southampton.

extra{ordinary} is a national touring exhibition of over one hundred colour photographs made over the last fifteen years, that shows the extraordinary in the everyday, and is itself an extraordinary record of social change since the millennium. The exhibition is accompanied by a full colour hardback publication.

Edge Hill Rainbow, Liverpool    Paper reader with Liverpool view    Hungover snowman, Portsmouth 2010    Price-of-Antiques-web-sq

The Solent Showcase exhibition will be supported by an offsite participatory SOUTHAMPTON PRIDE OF PLACE PROJECT where we invite local people to help The Caravan Gallery create a vibrant evolving exhibition celebrating the character of Southampton.  Each Pride of Place Project has its own Facebook group.

THE CARAVAN GALLERY SOUTHAMPTON TOURa mobile exhibition in the caravan will visit six different locations in the region to publicise the above and encourage the people of Southampton to get involved.

Please check the Associated Events regularly (to the top right of this page) to find out more about the Exhibition Events, how to get involved with the Southampton Pride of Place Project and where to find us during The Southampton Caravan Gallery Tour.

The Caravan Gallery hopes to see you soon at a venue near you!

Lesbian sex scandal, Skegness    Car Park Sunbather, Margate    Snoggers, Hyde Park    The Caravan Gallery

Photo Competition Press Release: PR-Photo_Comp_SOUTHAMPTON

Southampton Pride of Place Project Press Release:


This project is generously supported by an Arts Council England Strategic Touring Grant and delivered in partnership with:

NGCA, City Library and Arts Centre, Fawcett Street, Sunderland SR1 1RE
Impressions Gallery, Centenary Square, Bradford BD1 1SD
Ffotogallery / Diffusion Festival, Chapter, Market Road, Cardiff CF5 1QE
Museum of Lancashire, Stanley Street, Preston, Lancashire PR1 4YP
mima, Centre Square, Middlesbrough TS1 2AZ
Solent Showcase, Sir James Matthews Building, Above Bar, Southampton SO14 7NN